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War is good for these countries

Reader comment on item: How Serious the Strain in U.S.-Israel Relations?
in response to reader comment: The inevitable war

Submitted by Debanjan Banerjee (India), Apr 5, 2015 at 11:56

Dear Mr. Michael,


I must say that the Shia-Sunni conflict that the Western pundits like you pronounce in a very eager way actually I feel is good.

Muslims need the fighting skills and I believe their experiences with Iraq and Afghanistan and Lebanon was good and fruitful.

I think in a long term , Muslims would be happy with the skills they get from fighting themselves.

This is as Mr. Spengler puts it , a 30-year war in the Islamic context. Remember in the case of the Western world , the end of the 30-year old war saw the West utilizing those war fighting skills to colonize the entire world within 2 centuries.

So from a Muslim viewpoint in a long run , this civil war is necessary and I believe overdue.

I believe this would enable Islam to have the same fighting skills that the original 30-year old war allowed their Christian predecessors. We must note that the West have not been able to defeat any Muslim nation in the last 2 decades (Lebanon , Somalia , Iraq and Afghanistan are a case in point)

What is your viewpoint on my opinion ?

Take care



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